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Jan 12, 2011

For the past one year six months I have switched to tenofovir to stop the progression of lipoatrophy.What diet can I take to improve the lipo reversing faster in my face and body.thanking you in advance. Louis.

Response from Mr. Vergel

No diet has been studied in trying to reverse lipoatrophy (fat loss under the skin) after someone switches from AZT or Zerit to Viread or Ziagen.

Some studies have shown that the rate of increase of subcutaneous fat is around 10 percent a year after the switch, assuming you still have fat cells left under your skin (most people do unless you had severe lipoatrophy)

The use of diabetes drugs like Avandia have also shown to speed up the recovery of fat under the skin in those no longer taking AZT or Zerit, however it can also increase visceral fat accumulation.


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